John Shuler (attributed) longrifle

Original Bucks County Longrifle, circa 1800-1805, attributed to John Shuler and featured in the 2016 Kentucky Rifle Association (KRA) President’s Display – “Rifles of the Upper Bucks County Style”.

This John Shuler original .50 caliber rifle is stocked in walnut with a unique design engraved on the brass patchbox and is fully incised carved throughout.

The name of John Shuler first appeared in Bucks County, Pennsylvania tax records as a gunsmith in 1800. From 1817 until his death in 1822, he lived and worked in Liverpool, located in Perry County, Pennsylvania.

Price: $24,000

Specifications

  • Buttplate Height: 4.25″
  • Width: 1.75″
  • Lockplate Length: 4.675″
  • Trigger Pull: 13.75″
  • Patchbox Length: 5.25″
  • Barrel Length: 42.75″